As more inspired members of society join the month’s digital campaign, we share ten encouraging stories of bravery once again
Courage in these trying times is definitely needed. Thanks to the #HaveCourage campaign, more celebrated personalities joined us in spreading hope through messages and narratives that come from the heart. The campaign which encourages those who have shared their stories to invite more people into the cause has generated a lot of traction thanks to those who joined, like Ann Ong.
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Optimism proved to be infectious just as well with personalities like Kaye Garcia, Jojie Dingcong, and Patty Chilip sharing how they adapted to the new normal with positivity and a cheery attitude.
Abigail Co-Haw expressed her faith by sharing a bible verse, explaining how God brings out the best in us and ultimately helps us find the courage from within to brave any circumstances that we face. Dr. Z Teo also narrated how his faith carried him and his family throughout the effects of the health crisis and encouraged people to find strength through Him.
With Mikko Tung and Linda Ley, both told their tales of bravery through the actions they did to help their families. Aside from keeping their faith in God, Mikko and his wife Sambie, were inspired to draw courage from one another and aid their employees through the tough economic dents of the pandemic. Linda also shared how keeping your family’s mental health in check is essential to get through this crisis.
For Brian Cu, who also appears in the September 2020 issue of Lifestyle Asia, courage is also about doing the right thing at the right time and cites our noble frontliners as examples of courage. After all, as he says, it’s not just about doing bold, grand gestures.
In an inspired statement, Aliah Dimaporo shares how anyone, regardless of age or economic status, can contribute to shaping this new world we live in with a more positive attitude and caring nature. Big or small, our deeds can affect the lives of the people around us immensely. And we completely agree.